2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 31-14-12 — Place of execution; direction of warden.

31-14-12. Place of execution; direction of warden.

The warden of the penitentiary of New Mexico shall provide a suitable and efficient room or place enclosed from public view, within the walls of the state penitentiary, and therein provide all necessary appliances requisite for carrying into execution the death penalty. The punishment of death shall, in each individual case of death sentence pronounced in this state, be inflicted under the direction of the warden in the room or place so provided for that purpose.   

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